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Harry M. Penny Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3377
Scope and Contents Harry Penny was a farmer in Allegan during these years. Not much has been found about him yet although in the 1930 census he is living in Illinois with his wife Alice. At that time both of them are 49. In 1935 he is living in Allegan and working as a farmer. The diary includes information about the weather and his daily activities which include dairy production and farm life. He does mention Alice. According to notes he also writes about his concerns over a federal government proposal to...
Dates: 1935

Helen Zakin papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01-exws_zakin
Abstract

Photographs, negatives, and slides, notes, booklets and papers gathered by Dr. Zakin for her research, as well as academic papers and presentations and correspondence.

Dates: 1972-2004; Other: Date acquired: 2010

Henderson-Ames Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3541
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of design templates, catalogues, and correspondence from the Henderson-Ames Company located in Kalamazoo Michigan, which was in business from 1893 to 1993.

Dates: 1890-1911

Henry & Klazina Groen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4062
Scope and Contents The Dutch-language family booklet, titled “Familie-Boekje,” measures 4.2 x 6.5 inches and is in good condition. The date of the booklet is unknown but was most likely purchased at the time of Henry and Klazina’s marriage in 1916 or after the birth of their second child in 1924. The booklet is enclosed in exposed board and features a red cloth spine. The booklet’s content includes the 1916 marriage record for “Hendrik and Klazina Groen,” as well as the birth record for their daughters Grietje...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1961

Heraclitan Society

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/118
Scope and Contents

Finding aids and inventories for Heraclitan Society (40/118).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1973 - 1987

Heritage Community of Kalamazoo

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4232
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of documents, photographs, scrapbooks, photo albums, and VHS/cassette tapes from the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo, an senior living community, located in Kalamazoo Michigan.

The documents include event information, reports, an IRS letter, lists, bylaws and ethical information, agreements, board minutes, a cookbook, guestbook, marketing materials, newletters, ledgers, court cases, and campaign materials.

Dates: 1950s-

Hiram B. Valentine Collection

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-3539
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal ledger of Hiram B. Valentine, a resident of Brady Township, Kalamazoo, MI, who ran a 40-acre farm along with his wife and four children. This collection was acquired by Dr. Sharon Carlson thanks to the Starring Endowment, in 2012. The ledger contained in this collection lists the wages paid to various farm laborers for certain tasks, as well as things related to the production of various goods (i.e., wheat, corn, butter, leather, etc.) and business...
Dates: 1821-1891

History of the University

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-43/
Dates: Record Keeping: 1903-Present

Hoekstra Hardware

 Collection
Identifier: A-4000
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of an advertisement scrapbook and a book of legal documents, and several photographs of Hoekstra Hardware which existed in Kalamazoo for nearly 150 years, 1867-2016.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1867-2016

Hollister Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4323
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, diaries, and legal documents from the Hollister family who lived in Burr Oak, Michigan and Hamilton, Illinois during the mid-1800s and early 1900s.Several letters are to and from Albert N. Hollister (1842-1915) and his mother Mary (Hollister) Shaw née Newcomb (1821-1905) and his younger sister (Mary) Lillian Hollister (1848-1866). The bulk of these letters were written during a long illness that claimed Lillian’s life in 1866 and the period...
Dates: mid-1800s to early 1900s

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 467
Western Michigan University Special Collections 49
Western Michigan University Waldo Library 1
 
Subject
Diaries 41
Letters 34
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 32
Correspondence 32
ledgers (account books) 29
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Photographs 27
Personal correspondence 23
newsletters 21
Scrapbooks 17
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 15
financial records 14
Programs 13
account books 13
minutes (administrative records) 13
black-and-white photographs 12
Business records 11
Menus 11
Catalogs 10
Pamphlets 10
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 9
Postcards 9
Advertisements 8
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Certificates 8
Ephemera 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Records (Documents) 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 8
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Promotional materials 6
Serial publications 6
brochures 6
membership lists 6
photograph albums 6
records (documents) 6
Cistercians 5
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
booklets 5
church records 5
family papers 5
notebooks 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Business correspondence 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Poetry 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Small presses 4
Typescripts 4
Western Michigan University -- History 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
bylaws (administrative records) 4
estate records 4
personal papers 4
school records 4
tax records 4
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Bibliographies 3
Blueprints 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 3
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Michigan -- Diaries 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Menus 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Michigan -- Diaries 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
directories 3
financial statements 3
journals (accounts) 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
posters 3
registers (lists) 3
Aerial photographs 2
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Bible records 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
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Language
English 511
Multiple languages 4
Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350) 1
German 1
 
Names
Upjohn Company 4
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
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Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 3
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 2
Black Sparrow Press 2
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Packard, Cullen C. 2
Parks, Floyd 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Western Michigan College of Education 2
Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
A. W. Johnson Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.L. Pratt & Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
Abrams, Samuel T., Rabbi 1
Academy of Music (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Adams, Lida Leora, 1883-1972 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham 1
Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167 1
Alabastine Company 1
Allen, Francis Wilbur 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
Allied Paper Corporation 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Featherbone Company (Chicago, Ill) 1
American Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) 1
American Playing Card Co. 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ames, Charles S., 1853-1925 1
Ames, Edward, 1851-1949 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anderson, Candace 1
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 1
Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Andrie, Eugene 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Arcadia Roller Rink (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Arion Press 1
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Austin, Frank G., 1852-1915 1
B. F. Freeland Sons Company (Sturgis, Mich.) 1
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1802-1869 1
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Bannister, Burr, 1837-1916 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Barton, Olin W. 1
Battle Creek (Mich.). Fire Department 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
Beard, Chauncey 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Bellesorte, Anthony R., approximately 1936- 1
Ben Franklin Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Berghoff Cafe 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Beta Phi Mu. Kappa Chapter (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
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